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Book of Hours
France, Provence, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.358 fol. 8r

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Month, Occupation: August -- Two men thresh grain with flails.
Scene in interior setting within decorated medallion in lower margin (bas-de-page).
In right margin, ass plays lute (similar reversed image on verso).
All scenes set within foliate border with flowers and acanthus leaves, surrounding calendar.

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